Arts

'Beautiful Thugger Girls' by Young Thug
Music

'Beautiful Thugger Girls' by Young Thug

Cover of 'Beautiful Thugger Girls' by Young Thug.

'Beautiful Thugger Girls' by Young Thug
Music

‘Beautiful Thugger Girls’ Ambitious but Underwhelming

Young Thug takes his mumble-rap style to a clearer, more refined level while also managing to step outside of his comfort zone. The vocal clarity on this project draws closer attention to the lyrics, however, an area where he continues to struggle to bring depth.

Stellaris
Arts

Stellaris

Stellaris
Arts

War and Peace in Space: 'Stellaris: Utopia' Enhances Galactic Empire Sim

I’ve poured many, many hours into "Stellaris,” and I can tell you that it’s worth your time.

"Melodrama" by Lorde
Music

"Melodrama" by Lorde

Cover of "Melodrama" by Lorde.

"Melodrama" by Lorde
Music

Lorde’s Highly-Anticipated ‘Melodrama’ Encapsulates the Pangs of Love

“Melodrama” triumphs in its ability to capture all the different facets of love and its consequent heartbreak. Each song explores these feelings in a tender way, slowly peeling back the layers of boozy nights until we are confronted with truth and raw emotion.

filmediting
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filmediting

PWR BTTM
Music

PWR BTTM

PWR BTTM performing in 2016.

PWR BTTM
Music

My Queer Iconoclasm: The Fall of PWR BTTM

I here assert that the queer identity must not be anything. The queer identity must be indefinable, nondescript, impossible to anchor to one image, one glam-rock group or pop goddess.

Film

‘Free Fire’ Unfunny, Unpleasant, Unnecessary

One nice thing about “Free Fire” is that the sound designers probably had a lot of fun putting together the film’s endless cacophony of gunshot noises.

Album art for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
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Album art for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles

Album art for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles.

Album art for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
Music

Fifty Years in the Life of ‘Sgt. Pepper,’ an Album for All Time

“I went into a dream” indeed: “Pepper” argues and proves that dreams and the imagination—and, ultimately, music and art itself—are that missing link between our inescapable everyday lives and the divine.

Album art for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
Music

‘Sgt. Pepper’ at 50 or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hype

We cannot divorce “Pepper” from its reputation. So we must acquaint ourselves with its history and observe how it pushes back on the fifty years’ worth of meaning imposed on it.

Bon Iver
Music

Bon Iver

Bon Iver performs at Boston Calling on Friday, May 26th, 2018.

The 1975
Music

The 1975

The 1975 performs at Boston Calling on May 27th, 2017.